Temporary suspension of services November 5th – December 2nd 2020
Sung Eucharist for Advent Sunday (November 29th 2020)
Bidding and Lord’s Prayer
Antiphon: O Sapientia
Victoria: Ecce dominus veniet
Antiphon: O Adonaï
1st Lesson: The prophet foretells the advent of the desire of all nations (Haggai 2: 6-9)
Antiphon: O radix Jesse
Byrd: Laententur caeli
2nd Lesson: The Lord promises to send His people a righteous King (Jeremiah 23: 5-6)
Antiphon: O Clavis David
Hemmings: Conditor alme siderum
3rd Lesson: The Lord promises that the King will come to Israel in peace (Zechariah 9: 9-10)
Antiphon: O oriens
Mendelssohn: How lovely are the messengers
4th Lesson: The prophet proclaims Good News to a people in exile (Isaiah 40: 1-8)
Antiphon: O Rex Gentium
Weir: Drop down, ye heavens
5th Lesson: The prophet foretells the story of the Kingdom of God (Isaiah 35: 1-6)
Antiphon: O Emmanuel
Macmillan: O radiant dawn
6th Lesson: Annunciation (Luke 1: 26-35, 38)
Antiphon: O Virgo Virginum
Martin: I sing of a maiden
7th Lesson: Jesus proclaims the coming of the kingdom of God (Mark 1: 1-15)
Reece-Trapp: Alleluia! A new work is come on hand
HYMN: LO! HE COMES WITH CLOUDS DESCENDING (Descant: Christopher Robinson)
Voluntary: J.S. Bach: Chorale Prelude on ‘Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland’ BWV 659
HM Chapel Royal Hampton Court
Chaplain: Canon Anthony Howe
Director of Music: Carl Jackson MVO
Organist: Rufus Frowde
Chapel Clerk: James Harris
Music Administrator: Sophie Baylis
Spring and Summer 2020 suspension of services.
From March 23rd 2020 – July 4th 2020, HM Chapel Royal was closed to public worship because of the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time, we produced videos for the congregation to watch.
The collection of videos that were made are available on our Youtube channel.
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